Europe Social Innovation Competition

first_imgEurope Social Innovation Competition LinkedIn 0 Deadline: 21 December, 2012Open to:  ideas and proposals from all sources and sectors and all types of organisations including for-profit, non-for-profit, or private companies legally established or resident in the EU member states  – or in those countries that established an agreement to participate in the Competitiveness and Innovation ProgrammePrizes: the amount of each of the 3 prizes is 20 000 eurosThe European Social Innovation Competition is launched by the European Commission in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos. The Competition aims at raising awareness of social innovation’s potential to foster growth, entrepreneurship and provide solutions for today’s challenges. It will engage businesses (including start-ups), social economy and citizens in Europe in a huge range of sectors, thereby creating new connections and job opportunities. It will also include a strong mentoring component that will benefit not only the winners but also the contestants having submitted the best ideas. The award ceremony of the 2013 edition is expected to take place in May 2013.EligibilityThe competition is open to everyone legally established or resident in the EU member states – or in those countries that established an agreement to participate in the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme – including individuals, organisations or unconstituted groups.The competition is open to ideas and proposals from all sources and sectors and all types of organisations including for-profit, non-for-profit, or private companies.CriteriaDegree of innovation (new approaches, or ideas combined or implemented in new ways);Potential for systemic change in terms of impact (potential measurable impact on helping your target group moving towards/into work) or scale (potential of being inspirational or being transferred to another EU Member State at least);Potential for sustainability (ideas that can be sustained and continue to have significant positive impacts on helping the target groups moving towards work or into new types of work).PrizesThe Commission plans to award a maximum of 3 prizes to the best ideas according to the judgement criteria set out below. The amount of each of the 3 prizes is 20 000 euros. There will not be any ranking among the winners.How to apply?Read the FAQs and Terms and ConditionsComplete the online Entry Form. Please note that you have to fill in the online Entry Form in one session. It is not possible to partly save it and return to it later.Submit the form by 11:59:59 Central European Time (noon) on 21 December 2012.The Official Website Tweet on September 1, 2013 at 3:57 am By Star says: Research Positions at FEEM, Italy → Log in to Reply Similar Stories ← PhD at The School of Politics and International Relations, University of London One thought on “Europe Social Innovation Competition” +1 rogor ar miyvars msgsavi rameebi :)da rogor mixaria am yvelafris monawile rom ar var kide bogma kargi sitkva gvaqvs qartvelebs, magis gareshe ver warmomidgebia rogor aixsneboda ama tu im adamianis saqcieli The Masters Review Flash Fiction Contest 2021 The Royal Horticultural Society Photographic Competition Volunteer Judge for the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Pocket Reddit December 11, 2012 Published by iwona Share 0last_img

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